sea scallop

noun

Definition of sea scallop 

: a large deep-water scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) of the Atlantic coast of North America that is harvested commercially for food

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It Out Bowl starting at $10 and chicken pot pie for $15 to sea scallops with porcini risotto for $29 or a catch of the day at market price. Vickie Snow Jurkowski, Daily Southtown, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Girl in the Park in Orland Park," 5 July 2018 The seafood sensation is also a big hit, and includes a 6-ounce ahi tuna steak, two large sea scallops and two jumbo shrimp. Jane Donahue, Naperville Sun, "'On the rocks' takes on new meaning at Naperville grill," 27 June 2018 Sometimes they are cut up and sold as sea scallops, says Cufone. Rachel Clark, Good Housekeeping, "12 Fish You Should Never Eat—And What To Eat Instead," 12 July 2017 There was the raw sea scallop, so intensely fresh that its slices clung together stickily; Mr. Hardy had dressed it with dots of yogurt, tiny oval basil leaves, toasted almonds and tart little pink cells of finger lime. New York Times, "Legacy Records Looks for History in a Brand New Neighborhood," 19 June 2018 The current law has been credited with rebuilding 43 stocks since 2000 including Atlantic sea scallops, pacific canary rockfish and Atlantic scup, also known as porgy. Ledyard King, USA TODAY, "Go fish: under President Trump, changing political tide opens water for anglers," 21 Mar. 2018 His chef's tasting menu at Alter is a gustatorial playground with items such as his Soft Egg (sea scallop foam, truffle pearls, Siberian caviar) and duck grilled over South Florida pine cones to show off his skill and highlight local ingredients. Carlos Frías, miamiherald, "The Oscars of the food world just honored this Miami restaurant chef. | Miami Herald," 14 Mar. 2018 Shared plates and appetizers include roasted cauliflower with pine nut and garlic emulsion; mushroom croquettes with truffle aioli; sea scallops with sunchoke purée and ossetra caviar; and beef carpaccio with tomato, Parmesan and white truffle oil. Greg Morago, Houston Chronicle, "Chic Fig & Olive restaurant opens in Galleria," 12 Mar. 2018 Peterson’s in Fishers is serving up a three-course meal for $40 a person that includes an appetizer and entree choice of 6-ounce filet mignon, salmon, roasted chicken breast or sea scallops. John Tuohy, Indianapolis Star, "Satisfy your appetite at these Hamilton County restaurants participating in Devour Indy," 24 Jan. 2018

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circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

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